Re: [tied] Re: Satem shift

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 8062
Date: 2001-07-23

It's *g^ sure enough, but who needs anything as uncertain as Phrygian gelaros (the development of *g^ in Phrygian is a matter of debate) if we have Slavic *zUly (Gen. *zUlUve)? ;)
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From: Glen Gordon
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 3:52 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Re: Satem shift

... It relates to IE *g^loxus. The initial phoneme is palatal *g^, isn't it? I've had trouble finding whether this is the case on my searches on the net but one site on Phrygian confirms this. If it's palatal, this means that the correct reconstruction of the MidIE version should start with *k:e- in order to explain the lack of a-colouring (or presence of palatalization) of the velar *k:.